"Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but deceitful are the kisses of an enemy." Proverbs 27:6 In this life friends can come and go. They are always different season in life in which the Lord brings people across your path for a specific plan and purpose. There are many reasons for why people become friends, … Continue reading Faithful Friends.
"He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly." - Proverbs 14:29 Proverbs 14:29 offers us a nugget of truth that we should all seek to apply to our lives. Anger is a sin that many people in our world struggle with, and many people in our world … Continue reading Be Slow to Anger!
"A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones." - Proverbs 17:22 Having a joyful heart is something that is truly rare in our world today. To be joyful does not mean that you are constantly happy, smiling, or completely carefree no matter what. Joy does not mean happiness. Biblical … Continue reading A Joyful Heart is Good!
"A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger." - Proverbs 15:1 The power of words can never be underestimated. Words have the ability to build up or destroy, to encourage or to beat down, to express love or express hatred. The Proverbs share much wisdom concerning the use of our tongues … Continue reading Gentle Words.
"But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, that shines brighter and brighter until the full day. The way of the wicked is like darkness; they do not know over what they stumble." - Proverbs 4:18-19 In life there are always and only two paths that one can choose to walk: … Continue reading Two Paths.
As Christians, the culture that we live in today makes it all to easy for us to forget the price that faithful men and women paid in the past to make the Word of God accessible and available for us to have in our hands. We too often forget that people were killed to bring … Continue reading May We Never Forget!
"The New Testament emphasis on veracity is most pronounced. It asserts that God is the true God, or the God of truth (John 3:33, 17:3; Rom. 3:4; 1 Thess. 1:9); that His judgements are veracious and just (Rom. 2:2, 3:7; Rev. 15:3 and 16:7); that a knowledge of God is a knowledge of the truth … Continue reading Our God is True!
Paul Tripp gives some excellent advice to those who are struggling with love in their marriage in his book, What did you Expect? He likens marriage to a garden bed, explaining that for the garden of marriage to grow and produce fruit, both a husband and wife must be busy pulling the weeds of sin, and planting … Continue reading Love Your Spouse!
"Our ears have grown accustomed to hearing men told to "accept Jesus as your personal Saviour," a form of words which is not found in Scripture. It has become an empty phrase. These may be precious words to the Christian - "personal Saviour." But they are wholly inadequate to instruct a sinner in the way … Continue reading You must Repent!
“I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit. You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. Abide in … Continue reading Bearing Fruit through Pruning.